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Feb 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
it later? that's thousand laura bush sees a tape of her speaking out in favor of marriage equality. today is the birthday of olympia snowe. something for each hemisphere of your brain. >> john: good evening. i'm john fuglesang. thank you so much for joining us tonight. we're now just over one week away from the automatic massive spending cuts known for some ungodly reason as sequestration. and so congress is exactly where you would expect them to be, at a pivotal time in our nation's history, on vacation. while john boehner and the g.o.p. have spent the last few days trying to place all of the blame for the situation squarely on the shoulders of president obama, it would appear the public ain't buying what they're selling. according to a new poll, if a deal is not reached by march 1st and those devastating cuts were to go into effect, only 31% say they would blame the president while 49% say they would blame congress. and probably some republicans will blame acorn. but so clearly the p.r. battle over the scwefser -- sequester is being won by team obama. but if you're one of the hun
CNN
Feb 21, 2013 11:00am PST
first lady laura bush. >> none of us would want to be told we can't marry the person we love. the growing majority believe it's time to allow marriage for gay and lesbian couples. >> they ought to have the same rights that everyone has. former secretary of state colin powell, laura bush not happy about her a parns. she wants the group behind the ad to remove her and the group has done so. they have changed the ads, taken her out and anyway, about the power that one has to be included or excluded from an ad, especially when they are a person on the public stage. it comes as the u.s. supreme court prepares to tackle same-sex marriage this spring. let's bring in the panel. the editorial project director, good to see you. >> good to see you too. >> lloyd webr, good to see you too. jacob, host of huff post live. the author and psychologist, this is interesting. this group acted fast to take laura bush out of the ad, but let's talk about how one, especially on the public stage is able to say take me out of it after your comments have been broadcast and made public. do you still have the
FOX News
Feb 28, 2013 2:00pm PST
the tongue. >> kimberly: would they do it for laura bush? barbara bush? i'm just asking. >> dana: laura bush, maybe. when it came to president bush, i never had the guts to asked. i never had the guts to ask. it would haven't happened for president. i didn't work for m. bush. i don't know. >> eric: we got to go. we have to go. >> kimberly: i had a legitimate question. happy she can answer it. >> eric: can we go? >> bob: sure. >> eric: history in the making as pope benedict xvi says farewell to a billion catholics worldwide. myself included. incredible images from rome next. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you make america's favorite recipes? just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloaf. go to campbellskitchen.com for recipes, plus a valuable coupon. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >>> i'm bret baier in washington. the big story here, final countdown of cut in rate as federal spending growth known as sequester. tonight we're more than six hours away from the deadline. no new talks have been announced tonight. the
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
members. code forcurity pass george m. laura bush's private family home in dallas. self portraits painted by president bush 43. bush refers to bill clinton as bubba. sordid.s clinton the hawker obtained three years e-mails and posted a picture.amily another e-mail was from president and mrs. obama. watching the former president a speedy recovery. -- wishing the former president a speedy recovery. sarah palance families e-mails also packed. -- sarah palin's family e-mails also packed. -- hacked. obama saluted leon panetta today at a farewell ceremony. >> every action, every decision has been withde one goal in mind. of our sons and uniform and keeping america safe. the ceremony in arlington afternoon, the president tenure, he his opened combat roles to women. the president has nominated hagel. >> we will hear more about the doug and we will we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. >> it could be years before metro riders ca
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
in -- in the oscars. laura bush d-- >> 1941, franklin roosevelt spoke to the audience by radio. in 1981, ronald reagan, president ronald reagan taped a greetings for the show. these are presidents themselves. and laura bush appeared on an oscar show segment answering the question what do the movies mean to you? watch this. >> giant. all of his ambitions have been thwarted except, of course that, big well that comes in. >> so you've had two presidents and a first lady in the oscars. what were they angry about? she picked the winner? >> maybe so. and because the winner actually "argo" had something positive to say about federal government workers effectively doing their job. i'm sure that totally incensed them to no end, of course. but, i mean, look, we know this. this is an on going narrative with president obama and michelle obama do not get the same level of respect as previous presidents and first ladies. >> no question. >> we've seen it before. >> joe, rush limbaugh really went over the top, though. watch this. >> the optics, of course, are what matters. i thought of 1984. i tho
FOX News
Feb 25, 2013 8:00pm PST
monitoring this segment. no nancy reagan. no barbara bush, no laura bush, but michelle obama, hey, how are you? it's propaganda play to make them glamorous? >> first of all i think they probably would have been before somebody thought of it, it's a brilliant idea. secondly, if you look at places all around the world, you will see that the most important ambassador we have is american films. people in caves all over the world, people in huts and jungles have american movies. >> they are enjoying pirates of the caribbean. >> wherever they are they are watching american films. even if they hate america they love our movies. this is the way to present that picture of america. we have a first lady who is black so people in other cultures and other countries can see. she is very good ambassador for this country. i think from aside from liberal or conservative politics, i think it was a great coup for her to do that. >> bill: i agree with you in part this is an image around the world that is positive for america particularly in the third world. i like michelle own. i like her physical fi
FOX News
Feb 25, 2013 8:00pm EST
picture of the year award? did laura bush have that opportunity? did barbara bush? did nancy reagan. we'll have a special report. >> left with control of education system, control of the pop culture, movies, tvs, books, music, the left has beaten us. >> bill: is that true. has the u.s.a. shifted into liberal territory. we'll analyze the war between liberal and conservative thought. >> the way the cable outlet ran it is misleading and makes john mccain look insensitive. >> bill: with what they are accused of doing. an nbc commentator that senator mccain sneered at a shooting vick tim. >> caution you are about to enter the no-spin zone from southern california. factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us. i'm doing public relations work which i'll tell you later on and saying hello to the folks to californians because the factor is largest audience is in the golden state. talking points memo has liberalism won in america? last week rush limbaugh put forth that because many americans are ill informed liberalism has won. he believes the left controls the edu
MSNBC
Feb 21, 2013 2:00am EST
marriage equality. this ad features laura bush and dick cheney and colin powell and ends with president obama. what else do those three agree on? >> now, buddy, we're going to get into trade craft. you didn't go to them and ask them to sign on to this ad. you found what they said in print, right? >> these were public interviews. these are clips, tv clips. >> did they know they were going to be used in these ads? >>. no these were tv clips. these are obviously public officials who went about their support for marriage equality. >> just to stay on that one bad penny, where is cheney on marriage equality, exactly? >> the last time cheney has talked this publicly, which has been some time now is the clip i believe where he says freedom is freedom for everyone. but he has talked about the importance of states moving forward on this issue. >> so he is where the president was a while back, a few months ago. what do you make of this, joan? you and i usually look at things in a similar fashion. i did like to see laura bush up there. it's a good independence movement by her. i'm impress
KRON
Feb 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
going to join the lawsuit. >>> laura bush says she supports same-sex marriage but does not want to be part of this ad. among those also in the ad former vice president dick cheney and collin powell. >>> the man accused of killing janell conway allen pled not guilty. anthony jones is charged of sexual assault and with murder. he will appear again in court later this month. mien while a funeral was held for the victim today. the body was found on saturday. >> reporter: it was an emotional scene as 13-year-old janell conway allen of fairfield was laid to wrest here at the benetia city cemetery. the funeral was peaceful and quiet, no music, no singing. a gathering of family, friends and loved ones often embracing one another in this sorrowful event. tears were flowing as those here reflected upon the young girl losing her life at such an early age. >> this is a home to me. this is not to say goodbye this is a homecoming because she's going on to be with the lord. >> i've never had to experience this. >> reporter: janell's green valley middle school greg hubs. >> janell was a wonderful, ho
CSPAN
Feb 23, 2013 7:00pm EST
michelle obama, who was not familiar with the white house, whereas laura bush was very familiar with coming in with george w. bush during the george h.w. bush presidency. so can you tell us a little about your -- about, say, michelle obama's transition in and how she prepared for it? >> well, michelle obama is a serious student, but i have to say, i don't think there's any way one can really be prepared in the sense to really know what it's going to be like. you know, her husband had been a u.s. senator for a few years. but she and the girls had stayed in chicago where her whole family and support were. and the bush people were incredibly helpful and generous in -- and in particular about what the office was like and structure of all that. and the bushes were as well personally when the obamas visited. but i have to say there is no substitute for being there. so mrs. obama and the family were, you know, first at the adams hotel and then at the blair house and then came to the white house for coffee, as is the tradition, inauguration morning, and everyone went off to the inauguration
CNN
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
, former first lady laura bush is asking to be removed from the new same-sex marriage ad that's out now. >> none of us would want to be told we can't marry the person we life. that's why a growing majority of americans believe it's time to allow marriage for gay and lesbian couples. >> when couples are admitted they ought to have the same rights everyone has. >> awe loing them to live together with the protection of law seems to me is -- >> according to laura bush's spokeswoman, this is a quote, "mrs. bush did not approve of her inclusion in this advertisement nor is she associated in any way with the group that made the ad. when she became aware of the advertisement tuesday night, we requested that the group remove her from it." the ad was produced by the group the respect for marriage coalition. we're going to talk more much about this topic on a new talk back show at 10:30 eastern time. talk back question for this hour, who is to blame for forced spending cuts, what washington calls sequestration, the massive forced budget cuts are just days away. facebook.com/carolcnn or tweet m
MSNBC
Feb 26, 2013 5:00pm EST
marriage equality coalition featured patrick -- barack obama, laura bush, dick cheney, and colin powell that used their public statements to show their support for gay marriage. former first lady laura bush later asked to be removed from the ad. her spokesman e-mailed us saying why. mrs. bush did not approve her inclusion in this advertisement nor is he shi associated with the group in any way. when she became aware of the advertisement last tuesday night, we requested the that the group remove her. i think her brother-in-law is running for president and i think in your party, the republican party, it's still a problem to be publicly associated with somebody who is more marriage equality? is that possible? do you think that's why laura bush -- >> i don't know mrs. bush so i don't know why she did that. >> well, think. well, think why she did it. >> this issue is baffling to me that many establishment republicans don't get it. because they're out of touch. out of touch with america but also out of touch with their own base. >> put this guy on the platform committee. zbroo most conservati
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
appears former president george h.w. bush is well on the road to recoveries. hi daughter-in-law, laura bush, gave an update on his condition today. >> you'll be happy to hear that my father-in-law, president george h.w. bush is home from the hospital, and he's doing very well. in fact, we got the word that he's already been out to dinner in houston, so i think he is back in good shape. >> that's always a good sign. laura bush was in d.c. for a global cancer summit. president bush was hospitalized in november and released last month after being in the hospital for six weeks. >>> we have some breaking news out of the alabama. we are being told there are some major developments regarding that hostage situation. that went on for days. the standoff is over, the boy is fine, the suspect is dead. this has been unfolding in midland city, alabama for days now. nbc news is reporting from a law enforcement official that the boy has been released. he is fine. the hostage-taker is dead. police are getting ready to address the media with the latest developments. we will bring that to you as soon as
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 10:00am EST
first lady on bar with a jackie-o./laura bush type, when they call a velvet glove ambassador to issues. she's not a hillary clinton. >> i think she would take some issue, too, with some of the criticism. something she's said in some interviews we've done along the way is women fought for choices, right? we fought for the choices to do what we want to do when we want to do them. when she came to the white house, number one priority was making sure that malia and sasha were going to transition and be okay. and i think as women, we want to applaud other women for making the decisions that they make. if they think right now that family at the start of the administration was paramount, that's what she's doing. >> and i'm sure you've found, as i have, every first lady that i've ever interviewed, who has a child that they're bringing into the white house, i remember having conversations with laura bush about this, how can you criticize them for understanding that they are in a situation that is so unique, that is so in the spotlight, that presents so much opportunity, but also so much potenti
Current
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
an actor. first lady laura bush made a brief appearance in a video at the 2002 oscars. and president george busch was going to make a presentation, but the idea was scrapped when it was clear the president wouldn't say the word pianist with a straight face. it reminds me of when citizen kaine lost out. at the time it didn't seem like that big of issue, but really -- oh come on. i have been waiting my whole life to give this -- please! ♪ >> michael: it's always great to hear analysis of hollywood's most glamorous night from a guy who watched it in sweat pants while eating easy mac with a spork. someone is also here in "the war room," check us out on line at current.com. have a great right. >> michael: is it a bunch of papal bull. >> this moment is going on. now it is knocking at the door of the conclave. >> michael: and then last night argo wins the best picture oscar, but former president jimmy carter said that they do not get enough credit. argo is spelt with an a. >> ben affleck was in tehran for a day and a half. the real hero was tim tailor, the canadian ambassador. >> michael:
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 3:30pm EST
someplace else. >> jon: so obey george and laura bush. >> and he dropped the "f" bomb on bush and said the worst president he ever had. >> jon: that ted nugent interview was the same day that obama took his show on the road pushing for more gun control. are the white house and media seeing it the same way? >> as jeffrey dickens pointed out the network coverage is more than 78 to 1 biased in favor of gun control position. >> jon: the president, judy, says he handles weapons from time to time and if fact they released a photo of the president shooting skeet at camp david. immediately afterwards, david plouffe sent this tweet -- attention skeet birthers, make our day. let the photo shop conspiracies begin. in fact, there were a lot of questions about the accuracy of that photo. >> some of the press are not convinced about president obama's birthplace either. those people i don't have a lot of time from. i thought that when david said he could disembowel a dear and some people would not believe he ever shot anything. so people have their minds made up. they hear what they want on to true, 's t
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 11:00am PST
picture. forminger french first lady, carla bruni was a scafflaw, too. laura bush, also a violator. angela merkel likes to take the french to task but she could have found herself in parisienne hot water as well. their crime? wearing pants. you see, toor more than 200 years, it has actually technically been illegal for a woman to wear trousers in paris, unless official permission was granted. it seems as during the french revolution, the lady revolutionaries took to wearing pants and the powers that be at the time wanted to put a swift end to that. so they made it illegal in 1800. amendments came over the years allowing women to dare to wear trousers for riding bikes or horses but the law remained on the books until this week when it was repealed, by the minister for women's rights. the correct answer to our gps challenge question was a, richard the iii was a plantagenet, which ruled over britain from henry 1216. and a new battle has started over where his final resting place should be, in leicester where he's been buried for 525 years, or in york where he spent many of his living
MSNBC
Feb 22, 2013 5:00am EST
time they're promoting healthy eating. >>> meanwhile, former first lady laura bush is requesting she be pulled from a psa featuring same-sex marriage. it features comments she said in 2010. the group respect for marriage coalition has dropped her from the spot and replaced her. >>> vice president joe biden is the administration's point man on gun control, but he raised eyebrows earlier this week when he said his advice for home self-protection would be to fire a shotgun into the air. now several officials are coming forward saying that move in delaware would be illegal unless you were in fear for your life. oops. >>> treasury secretary nominee jack lew might have a funny looking signature, but that won't stop him from answering question. he's responded to more written questions from congress than all of the treasury nominees since 1995 combined. he answered 444 questions compared to 405 from the previous six nominees. >>> and the grandson of former president jimmy carter is getting some thanks from president obama. james iv was the one who secretly revealed mitt romney's infamous 47%
WHUT
Feb 19, 2013 9:30am EST
influence over ronald regan our current president? the -- this presidency, laura bush is very muc involved in the details of policy and decision-making in president bush's speeches >> there are differences o opinion at least their public expression of their opinion. for example in the matter of fetal tissue >> right stem-cell research is one we know as far as the public is concerned they differ takes a public position dictated by politics or by his perception that he must the people and maybe he's on that side of the issue polling. but let's assume he is. what's the question i want to ask as a result of that? is he as capable, they are both capable of -- he serves as a buffer in a sense to position on the on the usen poin of relatey >> it's true and often true that first ladies will tak a position publicly that differs from the president contrived and sometimes they do it for genuine sflen that was true with jimmy carter and roslyn? >> it was most true with betty ford and jerrold ford. outspoken on issues such as abortion, drug use, and she would take possessions tha to his policy
CBS
Feb 26, 2013 4:30am EST
example, is about as popular as laura bush. still, the headlines swirling around mrs. obama have ruffled some conservative critics who in the past have groused about her trips to europe and expensive clothing and suggest even now she's trying to distract voters from her husband's political struggles. her award show appearance has only inflamed such talk. a "washington post" blog, quote, it makes both the president and the first lady seem small and grasping. it was just downright weird. >> i hope you all get some rest after last night. we had a good time. >> reporter: but an awful lot of her fans are giving her oscar debut two thumbs up. tomorrow foreman, cnn, washington. >>> good morning. thank you for watching wusa9 at 5:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. >>> happy tuesday. we're glad you're here. it's not so bad now but wait till you see later. good morning, monika. >> she'll be talking about commutes momentarily. >> howard says it's a yellow alert day. >> i'll explain that away. not so much the morning. it's going to be the afternoon and tonight through midnight or so when we'll have s
Current
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
didn't know laura bush appeared. ronald reagan addressed the awards in 1981. laura bush appeared on "american idol," i think it was. >> stephanie: you scamp. >> the obamas are this cultish narcissist out-of-control people who, by the way were invited by the academy to please appear on the telecast last night. but you know, she was invited but now she's intruding. she's an egomaniac. >> stephanie: recordkeeping. >> this is a definition of obama derangement syndrome. their image appears and it triggers this chemical reaction. >> stephanie: exactly. >> ine chuck woolery. >> stephanie: you people at media matters with your recording voices, going back to laura bush and reagan, how dare you. your tweets great as always. fox is just like msnbc only conservative because 15 hours a week a former congressman hosts the fox wake-up show. it is incredible, right? >> howard kurtz did a piece. we see him all the time. he was suggesting it was a hiring of axelrod and gibbs that msnbc is becoming sort of the de facto mouthpiece for the bush administration. and he was saying well, fox created this m
MSNBC
Feb 22, 2013 12:00am PST
feels about republicans using discredited blogs to make policy. >>> laura bush supports marriage >>> laura bush supports marriage equality but the former first lady has asked to be removed from an advertising campaign featuring prominent people speaking in favor of it. on facebook linda bowden says "ms. bush was probably bullied by the other republicans and is afraid to speak out. what is right. it's really sad to see that she caved." renee murray writes, "come on, mrs. bush. stand up for yourself." and elisa cole ellis says, "if you say you support something but ask to be removed from its affiliation, you don't truly support it. shame on her." you can go to our facebook right now and join the conversation. don't forget to like "the ed show" when you're there. and the next story coming up, a private prison. they make billions by putting people in jail for frivolous reasons. you won't believe how they're using their profits. that's next. we'll be right back. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." a private prison company with a horrific pass has secured naming rights to a college foot
CNN
Feb 25, 2013 9:00pm EST
she's doing this stuff, the more popular she's getting. >> so is laura bush's. the same exact thing as laura bush. she was fairly invisible for lack of a better word. very, very low key. first ladies usually have 20 to 25-pou 25-point bumps above their husband. to my, all that was great. to me, that was intrusive. at that moment, i'm talking as a viewer and a democrat. huh, and standing there regally with the marines behind her, i don't know. i thought it was -- >> wasn't standing there regally. she's not a queen. she's standing in the white house with the marines who work in the white house. it's not regal, is it. >> when did you become such a crazy liberal? what's going on here? >> i'm trying to cut the first lady a bit of slack. you can't blame her for having the marines in the back. they're at a party in the white house, the marines are there. >> everybody i talked to, random people, all said, huh? like they love michelle obama. it's not about that. it's a moment. i'm tuning in for entertainment. jack nicholson, the greatest iconic performer of our time, i would have loved to ha
MSNBC
Feb 20, 2013 5:00pm EST
at things in a similar fashion. i did like to see laura bush occupy there. i'm impressed she got out there. >> jay v yeah, as a supporter of marriage equality, i think it's a great ad and a smart ad and reflects where the country is going. there's only one person in the ad who showed any political courage, what so ever, in taking a stand and that was barack obama. when he came out for marriage equality, it was very controversial. north carolina had just passed an anti-gay marriage referendum. there was people saying he was risk support where certain preachers have mixed feelings about gay marriage. what he did, he led opinion and he led public opinion toward greater support for gay marriage. you know, dick cheney revved up the evangelical vote. it would have been a really courageous thing for them to say something in 2004 when karl rove was helping them to ride that issue. better late than never. >> so many people are changsing on this. tell me how you read it. i read the platforms. the republican platform sucks. it's terrible. they have not changed as a party. the party still ha
MSNBC
Feb 20, 2013 8:00am PST
unison, colin powell, laura bush, the president. talk about that strategy and why you think it's going to be successful? >> america has been on a real journey, people have talked about who gay people are and why marriage matters and majority of the american people now support the freedom to marry. that majority is increasingly a bipartisan majority. we're seeing republicans as well as democrats, conservatives as well as liberals and business leaders as well as labor leaders supporting the freedom to marry. we want to underscore how the decision to judges or lawyers or justices that the time is now to get america where it needs to be. it's time to end the discrimination. >> certainly you feel encouraged after the ballot measures in november, all four of them went in your favor for equality. now we talked about rhode island, delaware and minnesota among the next states to take up marriage equality. next month we've got the supreme court taking up doma and prop 8. beyond using the sound bites of those prominent names, are they aware of the context and the way their voices are being used?
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